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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Monday, 24 November 2014

1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  On this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On January - 08 birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on this day in history.  

1635  On January - 08 birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on January - 08.  

1668  On January - 08 birth of jean Gilles, composer  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on January - 08.  

1763  Edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834) was born on this day in history.  

1767  On January - 08 birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on January - 08.  

1779  On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

1786  On January - 08 birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  On January - 08 birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on January - 08.  

1791  On January - 08 birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on this day in history.  

1805  On January - 08 birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on this day in history.  

1810  Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) was born on January - 08.  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on January - 08.  

1812  On this day in history birth of william Henry Holmes, composer  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on January - 08.  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on this day in history.  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on January - 08.  

1817  On January - 08 birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on January - 08.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1324  On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.